Maker and Role
Sargood Son and Ewen Limited, Manufacturer
Air force jacket, navy blue wool with royal blue denim lining and facing, fitted to the waist. The neckline of the jacket consists of a collar and a lapel on each side which creates a V-neck shape. There are 5 black buttons on the right side of the front edge. There are 5 corresponding button holes on the left side. The button holes are on a royal blue denim lining so that they are hidden from the outside. There is a breast pocket on either side of the jacket. The pockets are pleated and each has a cover flap with a button and button hole on denim lining hidden inside. Above the left breast pocket is a badge and a medal bar. The badge, which is above the bar, consists of a brown laurel wreath with the letter 'N' embroidered inside it. To its right is a wing. The badge was worn by navigators in World War II. The medal bar consists of a navy blue, red and light blue vertical stripes. The bar corresponds to the 1939-45 Star. There is a strap at the waistline on the left side of the jacket
Signature/Marks and Type
Size 6 Height 5.5 to 5.8 Breast 38 to 39, Sargood Son & Ewen Ltd. 1954 Label
Sargood Son and Ewen Limited. 1954. Uniform [Tunic (Battle Dress)], 2003.785. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).